To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Maje McDonnell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maje McDonnell
Coach
Born: (1920-07-20)July 20, 1920
Philadelphia
Died: July 8, 2010(2010-07-08) (aged 89)
Philadelphia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Teams
As coach

Robert A. "Maje" McDonnell (July 20, 1920 – July 8, 2010)[1] was an American coach, scout and official with the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. Until he retired in 2009, McDonnell served for four decades as the Phillies' "goodwill ambassador," and was an employee of the team for five of the seven National League pennants it has won, and both of its World Series championships. McDonnell was considered a face of the Phillies franchise.[2]

Born in Philadelphia, McDonnell was a right-handed pitcher in college baseball who stood 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall and weighed 135 pounds (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb). He attended Villanova University, where he also played basketball despite his stature. He joined the United States Army during World War II and rose to the rank of major, saw combat in the European Theater of Operations, and was awarded a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and five battle stars.[3]

McDonnell joined the Phillies as a batting practice pitcher in 1947, and was serving as a coach when the 1950 "Whiz Kids" won the National League flag — at that time, only the second pennant in Phillies' history. He was a member of the Phils' coaching staff through 1957, working under managers Ben Chapman, Eddie Sawyer, Steve O'Neill, Terry Moore and Mayo Smith. He was a Phillies' scout from 1958–60.

After working for the Ballantine Brewery and coaching at the high school and college level in the Philadelphia area, he returned to the Phillies in 1973, serving as a "ticket seller, tour guide, Phantasy Camp instructor, and the organization's face and voice in the community."[4] He was thus part of Phillie teams that won NL pennants in 1980, 1983, 1993 and 2008, and its 1980 and 2008 world champions.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/5
    Views:
    1 512
    1 809
    612 700
    2 019
    531
  • ✪ Baseball: Post Super Regional
  • ✪ Louisville Baseball - 2013 Coming to Bat Video
  • ✪ How to Throw a Curve Ball
  • ✪ Tony Vitello and Chris Bucknam - New Facility
  • ✪ Jamie McDonnell on boxing and Doncaster RLFC

Transcription

References

  1. ^ The Sporting News
  2. ^ Miles, Gary (July 9, 2010). ""Maje" McDonnell, longtime Phillies coach and ambassador, dies". Philadelphia Media Network. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Baseball in Wartime.com
  4. ^ Philadelphia Phillies official web site

External links

This page was last edited on 15 March 2019, at 14:46
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.